North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola Ends Narrowly Mixed

By Phil Franz-Warkentin and Jade Markus, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Feb. 24 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were mixed at Friday’s close, seeing some consolidation to end the week. Bearish chart signals weighed on values for most of the day, while the recent weakness in crush margins also kept canola under […] Read more

Higher-quality animals on sale

A mild and spring-like sale day saw plenty of good-quality animals in the latest sheep and goat sale

Producers took advantage of a mild spring day on Feb. 15, delivering 243 sheep and goats to the Winnipeg Livestock Auction. The overall high quality of the animals at this sale was very noticeable, especially when compared to the previous sale. In the sheep sale, ewes dominated. There was a slight price difference between wool […] Read more



ICE Canola Weakens With Spec Selling

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 24 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were weaker at midday Friday, as the speculative selling that weighed on prices Thursday continued to weigh on values. While gains in Chicago Board of Trade soybeans provided some support, a broker pointed out that canola lagged […] Read more

ICE Canola Dips with Currency Action and Soybean Losses

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, February 24 – Canola contracts on the ICE Futures Canada platform were lower Friday morning, tracking losses in US soybeans and action in the Canadian currency. The Canadian dollar was slightly stronger relative to its US counterpart, which made canola less desirable on the international market. Losses […] Read more


North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola falls to three-week lows

By Phil Franz-Warkentin and Jade Markus, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Feb. 23 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were down sharply on Thursday, as the market reacted to a selloff in Chicago Board of Trade soybeans and chart-based selling built on itself. At its annual outlook conference the USDA forecast a 5.5 […] Read more

ICE Canola Drops With Soy Complex

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 23 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were weaker at midday Thursday, hitting their lowest levels in three weeks as losses in the Chicago Board of Trade soy complex and a firmer tone in the Canadian dollar weighed on values. Speculative selling added to […] Read more


ICE Canola Weakens with US Soy

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, February 23 – Canola contracts on the ICE Futures Canada platform were lower Thursday morning, tracking losses in the US soy complex. The Canadian dollar was stronger relative to its US counterpart, which made canola less desirable on the international market. Crush margins in Western Canada have […] Read more

North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Tightening supplies underpin canola

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Feb. 22 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were stronger on Wednesday, as concerns over tightening supplies provided support. Weakness in the Canadian dollar and advances in Chicago Board of Trade soyoil added to the firmer tone in canola, according to participants, as crush margins […] Read more


ICE Canola Strengthens as C$ Falls

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 22 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were holding onto small gains at midday Wednesday, with a weaker tone in the Canadian dollar providing underlying support. The currency dropped below 76 US cents as domestic retail sales data disappointed and crude oil softened. The […] Read more

ICE Canola Firms With Gains in Palm and Soy Oil

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, February 22 – Canola contracts on the ICE Futures Canada platform were stronger Wednesday morning, tracking advances in the vegetable oil market. The Canadian dollar was slightly weaker relative to its US counterpart, which made canola more enticing to international buyers. Crush margins in Western Canada are […] Read more